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Using Beneficial Insects for Integrated pest management (IPM)

Using Beneficial Insects for Integrated pest management (IPM)

Integrated pest management (IPM), also known as Integrated Pest Control (IPC) is a broad-based approach that integrates practices for economic control of pests. IPM aims to suppress pest populations below the economic injury level (EIL). The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation defines IPM as “the careful consideration of all available pest control techniques and subsequent […]

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The Wartime Kitchen & Garden

The Wartime Kitchen & Garden

War Sucks, and is not fun for anyone involved except for the bankers and corporations who get rich off them. For the rest of us, we are left figuring out how to survive which at times is not the easiest thing to do. During the World War’s communities around the world worked together to create […]

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Farm Fountain : Art / Aquaculture

Farm Fountain : Art / Aquaculture

Who doesn’t love a nice water installation? The bubbling and gurgling of things like fountains has an undeniably relaxing effect – and yet, there’s the nagging guilt that comes from running a pump for the sheer purpose of recirculating water. How much power does it draw? What’s the carbon footprint of your meditative state? What […]

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Did You Say Fifty Dollar Green House?

Did You Say Fifty Dollar Green House?

David LaFerney at The Door Garden found away to make a green house in his back yard by spending only $50 bucks. “Grated” he claims, “I already had some of the materials, but even if I had bought everything new just for this project It would still only come to about $120 – less than […]

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Small Storage Green House

Small Storage Green House

There is one active Dutch designer named Daniel Schipper who created the foldable greenhouse for city gardens and rooftop terrariums. These gardens are made from recycled plastics, the greenhouse roof folds up flat for easy storage and transience. The base is also made from recycled plastic composite and its lack of framework or support materials makes it a minimalist no-fuss appliance. Just unfold, snap, and water.

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Black Gold : Composting 101

Black Gold : Composting 101

Do you want to know the quickest way to eliminate over 75% of your waist by turning into a substance that will make your garden thrive? How about building a compost pile in your yard. Composting is the decomposition of plant remains and other once-living materials to make an earthy, dark, crumbly substance that is […]

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